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Human Resources Schools
In Tacoma, Washington

In Tacoma, there is only one human resources school where human resources faculty can find employment. The trends in Tacoma's human resources academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes human resources training at the human resources certificate level.


Professional Trends

Tacoma Vs. Washington Human Resources Employment

Tacoma 370
Washington 15,360

Exactly 370 of Washington State's 5,530 human resources professionals work in Tacoma. The number of human resources professionals in Tacoma has shrunk by 37% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Tacoma has increased.

Tacoma Vs. Washington Human Resources employment growth

6,420 7,680 7,940 7,410 5,530
590 640 750 720 370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Tacoma

Human Resources VS. All professions salaries in Tacoma

$42,160 $43,530 $41,465 $43,140 $39,730
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Resources in Tacoma
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tacoma

As the number of human resources professionals in Tacoma has shrunk, salaries for human resources professionals have also decreased. Tacoma human resources professionals made $39,730 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for human resources professionals in Tacoma was $42,160 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Tacoma.

Salary percentiles for Human resources professionals in Tacoma

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90th percentile

Tacoma human resources professionals earn a median yearly salary of $39,070. The 10% of human resources professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,030 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 61% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Human resources professionals and related professions in Tacoma

Human Resources
Business Management
Business Administration

On average human resources professional salaries in Tacoma are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Human Resources schools in Tacoma


There is only one accredited human resources school in the city. Many of Tacoma's human resources professionals are graduates of this school.

Human Resources Programs Offered In Tacoma


Tacoma's human resources school offers one human resources degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Human Resources Degrees In Tacoma


In 2010 approximately 22 students completed human resources courses.

Human Resources Faculty Salaries in Tacoma, Washington

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